Michael Homer

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ispy

ispy is a python tool for monitoring the output of terminals and processes.<p>Demo<p>ispy watching a bash session that lists some files and opens vim:<p>The …

Linux

Human Universe and Eternal Inflation

I was reminded recently that we live in a Catch-22 Universe. What makes it a Catch-22 is that no one is qualified to penetrate the mystery of the cosmos without skill in advanced mathematics, and yet those who have this skill are so tied to numbers that they see reality no other way. Clearly the …

Scientists discover ground-breaking material: Graphane

That's because the scientists, from the University’s School of Physics and Astronomy, have found that graphene will react with other substances to …

Can you solve the math problem everyone was Googling in 2015?

But there was one "what is" question that people asked the search engine more than any other: <b>What is 0 divided by 0?</b><p>And here's the answer, courtesy of Wolfram MathWorl d:<p>Division by zero is the operation of taking the quotient of any number <i>x</i> and 0, i.e., <i>x/0</i>. The uniqueness of division breaks down …

The Google Lunar X Prize team that wants to mine the Moon now has a ride to space

Moon Express will send its lander to the lunar surface using Rocket Lab's Electron rockets<p>A second team in the Google Lunar X Prize competition has secured a rocket to take its lunar lander into space. Moon Express — a California-based company that wants to eventually mine the Moon — will launch …

Could the entire universe be an illusion? Scientists are actually investigating

Have the world’s scientists been smoking some kind of intergalactic crack?<p>A Fermilab team has seriously investigated the idea that the entire …

Physics

Physicists investigate unusual form of quantum mechanics

(Phys.org)—In a new study, physicists at Penn State University have for the first time proposed a way to test a little-understood form of quantum …

HTML 5 Vs. Native Apps: What's Best For Developers?

Debate rages on about whether an HTML5 Web application or a native platform application is the best solution for your project team. We've put …

Jeff Bezos' private spaceflight company is building a monster engine that'll launch the business to new heights

Blue Origin is the private spaceflight company owned by ambitious billionaire and Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos.<p>In late November, the company successfully flew its New Shepard spaceflight vehicle, which is powered by BE-3 engines.<p>Upon ignition, each BE-3 engine generates 110,000 pounds of thrust — the …

The Apple TV Is About to Get Even More Powerful

When Apple unveiled its new Apple TV in September, the company grandly proclaimed that it believes apps will be the future of television. In some …

Quantum paradox directly observed -- a milestone in quantum mechanics

In quantum mechanics, a vanguard of physics where science often merges into philosophy, much of our understanding is based on conjecture and …